FM probes ME peace process with Irish counterpart

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received on Tuesday 20/8/2019 a phone call from Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade and Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney.

The two officials discussed bilateral ties as well as several regional issues, atop of which were the latest developments in Palestine and the Middle East peace process, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez said.

Shoukry posted his Irish counterpart on Egypt’s firm position on this issue, underscoring the need to reach a fair solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict without prejudice to international law and the Palestinians’ right to establish their own independent state along 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Source: State Information Service Egypt